LDS History, Oct 17, 1901

-- Oct 17, 1901
Joseph F. Smith became President of Church. (1)

Joseph F. Smith ordained and set apart as president of the Church. (2)

Joseph F. Smith became President of the Church. (3)

[Joseph F. Smith] Ordained and set apart as President of the Church. (4)

[Quorum of the Twelve] The First Presidency is reorganized with Joseph F. Smith President John Rex Winder as First Counselor and Anthon H. Lund Second Counselor. Brigham Young, Jr. becomes President of the Quorum. (5)

-- Oct 24, 1901
[Quorum of the Twelve] Hyrum M. Smith ordained. (5)

-- Nov 10, 1901
[Joseph F. Smith] Sustained as President of the Church in a special conference. (4)

-- Dec 11, 1901
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Attends gathering in celestial room of Salt Lake temple in honor of John R. Winder. (6)

-- 1901
Church Membership at end of year: 292,931
New Converts : 9,166
Percent Change from previous year: 3.23% (7)

-- During 1901-03
[Lucy Mack Smith] Lucy's history is published in installments in the Improvement Era. It consists of the 1853 edition with most of George A. Smith's corrections and others, plus an introduction by current church president Joseph F. Smith. The Improvement Era also publishes the history in one volume in 1902. (8)

-- Jan 1, 1902
The Children's Friend, the official magazine of the Primary Association is first published on this day. (9)

-- During 1902, January
First issue of Children's Friend published. (1)

-- During 1902 January
Children's Friend first published. (2)

1 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
2 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
3 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Chronology of Church History,
4 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph F. Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah
5 - Wikipedia, Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church),
6 - Larsen, Stan (editor), A Ministry of Meetings:The Apostolic Diaries of Rudger Clawson, Significant Mormon Diaries Series No. 6, A Rudger Clawson Chronology, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City 1993
7 - Wikipedia, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Membership History,
8 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
9 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, United Kingdom, "On This Day,"
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